Azure DevOps Blog

DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

Upgrade of .NET agent for Azure Pipelines

We are upgrading the .NET used by Azure Pipelines agent from current .NET Core 3.1 to .NET 6. This is to support new Apple silicon hardware as well as newer operating systems such as Ubuntu 22.04, or Windows on ARM64. Another reason for the .NET upgrade is the fact the .NET Core 3.1 version is already in maintenance phase and the support ends ...

All Azure DevOps REST APIs now support PAT scopes

Recently, the Azure DevOps team completed an initiative to associate all Azure DevOps REST APIs with a granular personal access token (PAT) scope. As part of our ongoing investments in security, we undertook this effort to reduce the risks associated with a leaked PAT credential. Previously, a number of Azure DevOps REST APIs were not ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 212 Update

In sprint 211 we enabled the "Try the New Boards Hub" banner and popup. This has resulted in a lot of great user feedback, and in turn, a pile of bugs. Our main focus in sprint 212 was fixing these bugs. That trend will continue through sprint 213. Oh, and we did squeeze in one new usability feature (see below) that has been a problem for a ...

Azure DevOps Roadmap update

Last week we made significant updates to our product roadmap. We published the latest features for 2022, updated the list of features for 2023, and included an initiatives section that provides details about the product strategy and long-term investments. In addition to including a new list of key features and initiatives, we also updated ...

Integrate security into your developer workflow with GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps

Exciting things are in store for Azure DevOps in the coming year! We’re planning deep investments in security as well as broad investment across the product. Read on for more information, and then be sure to check out our updated roadmap at https://aka.ms/AzureDevOpsRoadmap. Deep investments in security First, we are super excited about ...

Publishing extensions to Marketplace issue resolved

We have resolved a known issue regarding publishing extensions to the Visual Studio Marketplace. If you’ve run into the error message: “Your ability to create global personal access tokens (PATs) is restricted by your organization.”, this is likely because your administrator has enabled a policy to restrict the creation of global ...

Azure DevOps Graph connectors for Microsoft Search

Microsoft Search is the workplace search solution offered with Microsoft 365. Microsoft Search lets you find the information you need by unlocking knowledge and expertise. It helps you find what you need to complete what you're working on. Whether you're searching for people, files, organization charts, sites, or answers to frequent questions...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 208 Update

Since the March announcement of the New Boards Hub, our team has collected a lot of your feedback. Thank you! We have been hard at work addressing the issues. Every week the experience gets better and better. The issues backlog is getting smaller, and we are getting closer to where we can enable the New Boards Hub as the primary experience. We...

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